Matt Grevers Takes 100 Back Gold at 2017 Arena Pro Series Austin

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

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Men’s 100 Back

Matt Grevers, representing Tucson Ford Aquatics, posted a commanding performance in the finals of the men’s 100 back. Grevers maintained control over the race throughout the entire 100-meters, stopping the clock at a final time of 53.31.

Fellow Olympian Jacob Pebley took second overall with a time of 54.05, while NC State’s Hennessey Stuart grabbed third with a 55.82.

Markus Thormeyer of UBC Thunderbirds turned in a 56.00 for fourth overall, just barely ahead of Academy Bullets’ Sean Lehane and his time of 56.01.

Rob Hill, swimming unattached, took sixth with a 56.08, followed by NC State’s Coleman Stewart’s 56.69.

UBC Thunderbirds’ Carson Olafson was eighth with a 57.59.



  1. Scott Coombs

    RM will go Pro in April enjoy the next 3 months!

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    Bill Bell

    Not bad for a “retiree!”
    Let’s see. Fifty- three in January equates to a 51 low @ WCTs and then baby’d a sub- 50 @ Budapest?
    Nuthin’ to it but to do,it.
    Ryan who?